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Posted on: October 13th, 2004

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No time of prayer is more intense than at Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, as we literally pray for our lives, our sustenance, and ultimately, our salvation.

 

Posted on: October 6th, 2004

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TEL AVIV - In what is considered a breakthrough in Israel's film industry, director Gidi Dar has managed to create a major motion picture depicting the haredi lifestyle in the Meah Shearim district of Jerusalem.

 

Posted on: October 6th, 2004

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Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" explores tragically unrequited anticipation.

 

Posted on: October 1st, 2004

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Modernity has created a culture of dispensability. Everything comes in a convenient size and a disposable plastic bottle.

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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The best movies, as all good works of art, pepper us with insistent questions.

 

Posted on: September 15th, 2004

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Amid the rising action in Disney's "The Lion King," Simba - already a dashing mature lion - follows the monkey, Rafiki, through marshland, until arriving at a loch.

 

Posted on: August 25th, 2004

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Pinpointing modern art's origin yields a confusing situation; leading art history books claim many "fathers" of Modern Art: Gauguin, van Gogh, Whistler's "Portrait of the Artist's Mother" and sometimes Monet's "Impression: Sunrise."

 

Posted on: August 18th, 2004

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Two highly successful artists, the husband and wife team of Emmanuil and Janet Snitkovsky, are currently exhibiting a selection of eight large Judaic paintings at the Chassidic Art Institute in Crown Heights.

 

Posted on: August 4th, 2004

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Artists have a way of calling attention to the things we really need to see.

 

Posted on: July 28th, 2004

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There is Hassidic story about a young boy who attended Yom Kippur services at his local synagogue, and yet could not participate in the High Holiday service because he was illiterate.

 

Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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The sacred is that which is removed, eternal and ultimately untouchable, something we must always have in our lives and yet can never possess.

 

Posted on: July 14th, 2004

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Artists have a way of calling attention to the things we really need to see. Their sensitivity and funny way of thinking shake us up, and demand that we take notice.

 

Posted on: June 9th, 2004

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One hundred years after David Pinski's (1872-1959) "Di Familye Tzvi" was written, the scathing examination of the Jewish world that the play depicts is neither dated nor out of touch with contemporary Jewish life.

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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"Are you Alfred Nossig?" the waiter asked the middle-aged man at the table.

 

Posted on: May 19th, 2004

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The Jewish Museum has a story to tell in "My America: Art From The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955."

 

Posted on: May 12th, 2004

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Pascal Croci's graphic novel, Auschwitz, begins with a question to a witness from Auschwitz-Birkenau, "How long have you been keeping all this to yourself?"

 

Posted on: April 28th, 2004

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Had Gadya, the playful, threatening and ultimately reassuring song that ends many Seder evenings among Ashkenazi Jews, has a long history in the Haggada.

 

Posted on: April 21st, 2004

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The foundations of a Jewish life may be discerned in three outstanding works of Jewish art that I had the pleasure to preview for the Kestenbaum auction scheduled for March 30, 2004.

 

Posted on: April 14th, 2004

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We all attempt to reap sustenance from the past. Our collective heritage acts as a foundation of cultural values necessary for us to build into the future.

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2004

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Jewish Art has always been burdened by Jewish history.

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